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Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Seronera: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 23, 2019
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-AAM
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Seronera - Grumeti Hills
MSN:
208B-2430
YOM:
2013
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed Seronera Airstrip in the early morning on a short flight to Grumeti Hills, about 40 km northwest, according to a statement from the operator. Shortly after takeoff, the airplane went out of control, struck a concrete wall and crashed upside down. The pilot and the sole passenger were killed.

Statement from the operator:
https://www.auricair.com/About-Us/5HAAM_Accident_23Sept2019

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Kilindoni

Date & Time: Aug 6, 2019
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-NOW
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kilindoni - Dar es Salaam
MSN:
208B-2209
YOM:
2010
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Kilindoni Airport, the single engine airplane crashed in flames. All nine occupants were able to evacuate the cabin and six of them were injured and transported to local hospital. The aircraft was completely destroyed by fire.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Empakaai Camp: 11 killed

Date & Time: Nov 15, 2017 at 1100 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-EGG
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
208B-0476
YOM:
1997
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
11
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane was enroute to the Serengeti National Park with one pilot and 10 tourists on board when it crashed in unclear circumstances near Empakaai Camp. All 11 occupants have been killed.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Lobo

Date & Time: Oct 25, 2017 at 1430 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-THR
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lake Manyara - Lobo
MSN:
208B-0571
YOM:
1996
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touchdown at Lobo Airstrip deserving the Lobo Wildlife Lodge located in the Serengeti National park, the single engine aircraft went out of control, veered off runway to the left and struck a tree. The pilot and two passengers were injured while 8 other occupants were unhurt. The aircraft was badly damaged.

Crash of a Fokker F27 Friendship 500 near Kogatende: 3 killed

Date & Time: Aug 31, 2014 at 1945 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
5Y-SXP
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Mwanza - Nairobi - Magadi
MSN:
10681
YOM:
1985
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The aircraft left Mwanza at 1926LT on a cargo flight to Magadi with an intermediate stop in Nairobi. While reaching FL140 over the region of Mara, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and dove into the ground before crashing in an open field located near Kogatende. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire and all three occupants were killed.

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air 200C in Lake Manyara

Date & Time: Aug 22, 2013 at 1200 LT
Operator:
Registration:
5H-TZW
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bukoba - Zanzibar - Dar es-Salaam
MSN:
BL-17
YOM:
1980
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route to Zanzibar, while cruising at an altitude of 21,000 feet, right engine failed. Pilot decided to divert to Arusha Airport but on descent, while passing 16,000 feet, left engine failed as well. Pilot eventually elected to make an emergency landing in Lake Manyara. Aircraft landed in shallow water and came to rest, bent in two. While all seven occupants were rescued by fishermen, aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Cessna 404 Titan II in Kapingiro

Date & Time: Jul 30, 2013 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-DOC
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Merugwayi - Arusha
MSN:
404-0433
YOM:
1979
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from a remote airstrip in Merugwayi, while flying in bad weather conditions, aircraft crashed in a wilderness located in Kapingiro. All seven occupants were injured, the copilot aged 23 seriously. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Among passengers were several doctors who provided medical services in the remote district.

Crash of a De Havilland Dash-8-Q311 in Kigoma

Date & Time: Apr 9, 2012 at 1014 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-MWG
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kigoma - Tabora - Dar es-Salaam
MSN:
462
YOM:
1997
Flight number:
ATC119
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
35
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
During the take off run on runway 34, right engine failed. Captain decided to abandon the departure procedure and started an emergency braking action. Aircraft overrun runway and the right main gear hit a pole and was sheared off with the right wing as well. Aircraft slid for several yards before coming to rest in a prairie. Two passengers were injured while all 37 other occupants were unhurt. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Boeing 737-200 in Mwanza

Date & Time: Mar 1, 2010 at 0745 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-MVZ
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dar es-Salaam - Mwanza
MSN:
23602/1347
YOM:
1987
Flight number:
ACT100
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
76
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After landing, aircraft veered off runway to the left, lost its nose gear and came to rest. Nobody was injured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Cessna 406 Caravan in Mwanza: 2 killed

Date & Time: Apr 3, 2008 at 1624 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-AWK
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Mwanza-Mwanza
MSN:
406-0030
YOM:
1989
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
2900
Captain / Total hours on type:
600.00
Circumstances:

The twin engine aircraft hit a hill located 3 km from Mwanza airport, shortly after takeoff. Both pilots, a British and an Australian citizen, were killed.